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PBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
with fema and we have lots of the oil companies... gulf oil and hess have both said that they will deliver gasoline with the national guard and fema to any gas station that is not giving out gas because they are out of gas. we are on top of the gas situation. >> suarez: frustration was also at a boil on new york city's staten island, where local officials complained they've been largely ignored since monday's storm. >> this is america, not a third world nation. we need food, we need clothing. >> suarez: another fight was brewing over running the new york city marathon sunday morning beginning on staten island. new york city mayor michael bloomberg defended the decision. >> it doesn't use resources that can really make a difference in recovery and that sort of thing. it's a different group of people. we have to work around the clock for people to get through this thing, and i assure you we're doing that. if i thought it took any resources away from that we would, we would not do this. >> bloomberg reversed course and announced the marathon was canceled. further adding to the frustration of
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 12:00am PDT
the republican primary debates may have said that he would actually cut back on fema which ma not as unpopular as it once was. >> he said he wanted to move as much of that responsibility to the states and to private contributions a poible. so he's getting hit for that right now.ib what would mitt romney's fema look like? would it be as well funded as the current organization? there's about $7 billion in the bank right now. if mitt romney and republicans were in control in congress there a question as to how they would handle disaster relief. generally speaking they've not wanted to spend as much money on that. certainly when they do spend money on disaster relief they want to offset it usually meaning cut back on other q services that the government provides in order to pay for it. democrats tend to want to tax a little more for that or add to the deficit because ofhe emergency. >> ifill: chris christie as the governor of new jersey who the president will be traveling with tomorrow looking at hurricane damage, you can only assume that that will be many levels interpretation of that particular
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
and that power could take us seven to ten days to get back. but fema officials are here working with the utilitys so they stressed it could be much sooper and they want it to be much soaner th that. >> suarez: there must have been a lot of water in basemts, in any place below ground level, though. >> there is, yeah.ts there's a lot of damage, as there is all around new jersey, from rising waters. one other issue they hav in h hoboken because there are a lot of high-rises many people, especially elderly people, stayed in their high-rises. so now that there's no power they're not able to get back down. so there's a concerted effort to get around to especially elderly housing complexes and deliver those people food and water ande medicine as well. they have a fewnd pharmacists, nurse practitioners going around toeoeople helping them get the medication they need if they're unable to get out of their homes. >> suarez: aren't there towns very close to hoboken north and south on the hudson river that aren't as heavily affected? >> there are. jersey city is one. jersey cityid get waterge but in the dow
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